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Steve Cook

Steve is a professional musician and writer who has been touring the world for the past 25 years. An amateur historian and novice foodie, Steve currently resides in Nashville, TN, with his wife and two children. Steve is currently on a quest to find the perfect cup of coffee.

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7 Tips For Traveling When Your Child Hears with Cochlear Implants

Thu, 14 Jul 2022  by  Steve Cook

Travel. Somewhere deep in our collective DNA is the urge to see new places and experience new adventures. Travel is an education like no other, and the more of this beautiful planet we can see, the more we can appreciate all that Earth has to offer.

Stand Up and Speak Up—Advocating for My Child with Hearing Loss

Thu, 17 Sep 2020  by  Steve Cook

As a parent of a child with hearing loss, I heard the terms “advocacy” and “self-advocacy” almost from day one. I had no idea what that really meant at the time of Miles’ diagnosis. My uneducated perception of being an “advocate” was someone who protested for the rights of others. Was I going to be petitioning city hall? Did I need to print pamphlets? Well, maybe, but advocacy for (possibly) yourself, your child, and the eventual lessons of self-advocacy are steps to ensuring a rich and rewarding life ahead.

It Will All Be OK

Tue, 31 Mar 2020  by  Steve Cook

Our journey from learning our baby has hearing loss to hearing aids and cochlear implants.